And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments
and ordinances of the LORD blameless.
According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn
incense when he went into the temple of the LORD.
And there appeared unto him an angel of the LORD standing on the right
side of the altar of incense.
For he shall be great in the sight of the LORD, and shall drink neither
wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even
from his mother's womb.
And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the LORD their God.
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the
hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom
of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the LORD.
Thus hath the LORD dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to
take away my reproach among men.
And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly
favoured, the LORD is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the
LORD God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the LORD; be it unto me according
to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
And whence is this to me, that the mother of my LORD should come to me?
And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of
those things which were told her from the LORD.
And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the LORD,
And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the LORD had shewed great
mercy upon her; and they rejoiced with her.
And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, What
manner of child shall this be! And the hand of the LORD was with him.
Blessed be the LORD God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his
And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou
shalt go before the face of the LORD to prepare his ways;
And, lo, the angel of the LORD came upon them, and the glory of the LORD
shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is
Christ the LORD.
And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven,
the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem,
and see this thing which is come to pass, which the LORD hath made known
And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were
accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the LORD;
(As it is written in the law of the LORD, Every male that openeth the
womb shall be called holy to the LORD;)
And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of
the LORD, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.
And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see
death, before he had seen the LORD's Christ.
LORD, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy
And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the LORD, and
spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.
And when they had performed all things according to the law of the LORD,
they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.
As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying,
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the
LORD, make his paths straight.
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it
is written, Thou shalt worship the LORD thy God, and him only shalt thou
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the
LORD thy God.
The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach
the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to
preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the
blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
To preach the acceptable year of the LORD.
When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart
from me; for I am a sinful man, O LORD.
And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of
leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying,
LORD, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there
were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of
every town of Galilee, and Judaea, and Jerusalem: and the power of the
LORD was present to heal them.
And he said unto them, That the Son of man is LORD also of the sabbath.
And why call ye me, LORD, LORD, and do not the things which I say?
Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house,
the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, LORD, trouble not
thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof:
And when the LORD saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her,
And the LORD said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this
generation? and to what are they like?
And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, LORD, wilt
thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them,
even as Elias did?
And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said
unto him, LORD, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, LORD, suffer me first
to go and bury my father.
And another also said, LORD, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid
them farewell, which are at home at my house.
After these things the LORD appointed other seventy also, and sent them
two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he
himself would come.
Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the
labourers are few: pray ye therefore the LORD of the harvest, that he
would send forth labourers into his harvest.
And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, LORD, even the devils
are subject unto us through thy name.
In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father,
LORD of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise
and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so
it seemed good in thy sight.
And he answering said, Thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thy
heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all
thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said,
LORD, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid
her therefore that she help me.
And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he
ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, LORD, teach us to pray, as
John also taught his disciples.
And the LORD said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside
of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their LORD, when he will
return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open
unto him immediately.
Blessed are those servants, whom the LORD when he cometh shall find
watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make
them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
Then Peter said unto him, LORD, speakest thou this parable unto us, or
even to all?
And the LORD said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his
LORD shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of
meat in due season?
Blessed is that servant, whom his LORD when he cometh shall find so
But and if that servant say in his heart, My LORD delayeth his coming;
and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and
drink, and to be drunken;
The LORD of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him,
and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and
will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.
And that servant, which knew his LORD's will, and prepared not himself,
neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
And he answering said unto him, LORD, let it alone this year also, till
I shall dig about it, and dung it:
The LORD then answered him, and said, Thou hypocrite, doth not each one
of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the stall, and lead
him away to watering?
Then said one unto him, LORD, are there few that be saved? And he said
When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the
door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying,
LORD, LORD, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know
you not whence ye are:
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you,
Ye shall not see me, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is
he that cometh in the name of the LORD.
So that servant came, and shewed his LORD these things. Then the master
of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the
streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the
maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
And the servant said, LORD, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet
there is room.
And the LORD said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges,
and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.
Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my LORD
taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
So he called every one of his LORD's debtors unto him, and said unto the
first, How much owest thou unto my LORD?
And the LORD commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely:
for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the
children of light.
And the apostles said unto the LORD, Increase our faith.
And the LORD said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might
say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou
planted in the sea; and it should obey you.
And they answered and said unto him, Where, LORD? And he said unto them,
Wheresoever the body is, thither will the eagles be gathered together.
And the LORD said, Hear what the unjust judge saith.
Saying, What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee? And he said, LORD,
that I may receive my sight.
And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the LORD: Behold, LORD, the half of
my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man
by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
Then came the first, saying, LORD, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.
And the second came, saying, LORD, thy pound hath gained five pounds.
And another came, saying, LORD, behold, here is thy pound, which I have
kept laid up in a napkin:
(And they said unto him, LORD, he hath ten pounds.)
And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him,
Because the LORD hath need of him.
And they said, The LORD hath need of him.
Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the LORD: peace
in heaven, and glory in the highest.
Then said the LORD of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my
beloved son: it may be they will reverence him when they see him.
So they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore
shall the LORD of the vineyard do unto them?
Now that the dead are raised, even Moses shewed at the bush, when he
calleth the LORD the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God
And David himself saith in the book of Psalms, The LORD said unto my
LORD, Sit thou on my right hand,
David therefore calleth him LORD, how is he then his son?
And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise LORDship over
them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.
And the LORD said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you,
that he may sift you as wheat:
And he said unto him, LORD, I am ready to go with thee, both into
prison, and to death.
And they said, LORD, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them,
It is enough.
When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto
him, LORD, shall we smite with the sword?
And the LORD turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the
word of the LORD, how he had said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou
shalt deny me thrice.
And he said unto Jesus, LORD, remember me when thou comest into thy
And they entered in, and found not the body of the LORD Jesus.
Saying, The LORD is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon.